June 15, 2019
June 15, 2019
June 19, 2019
Pre-College Engineering Education
This paper provides details on administering a NSF-funded Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) Site grant. The experience was organized with stratified laboratory research teams solving Engineering Grand Challenge-focused problems. Described here are the research questions and outcomes related to the development and impetus behind stratified teams, and how literature from a variety of disciplines suggests diversity of thought and viewpoint are strongly correlated to high function teams. Detailed also are the types of research activities the teams participated in, the content and focus of the professional development activities, and an overview of the developed lesson plans.
Lavelle, J. P., & Bottomley, L., & Kendall, A. L. M., & Stimpson, M. T. (2019, June), An Engineering Grand Challenge-focused Research Experience for Teachers (RET) Program: Purpose, Outcomes, and Evaluation (Evaluation) Paper presented at 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition , Tampa, Florida. https://peer.asee.org/32059
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